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Entries Categorized as 'National Politics'

Lamont, As Governor, Will Sue Trump Over Emissions Standards

August 6th, 2018 · 7 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From Lamont for governor: Ned Lamont, endorsed Democratic candidate for Governor, outlined his plans to protect the health, safety, and well-being of Connecticut residents following the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back federal greenhouse gas emissions standards during a press conference today.

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Q Poll: Gender Gap Drives Mid-Term Elections

July 26th, 2018 · 5 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From the Q poll: With almost 2-1 backing from women, Democrats take a 51 – 39 percent lead in hypothetical races for the U.S. House of Representatives this year, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Women back Democratic candidates 57 – 32 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University National Poll finds. Men […]

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Protesters Want ICE Iced, 35 Arrested For Blocking Federal Courthouse

July 2nd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

News release from rally organizers. Hartford Courant article here. Hartford, CT — Today, hundreds protested outside Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to call for the abolition of ICE, a deadly institution that is caging Connecticut immigrants and tearing apart families every day. ICE unfairly jails immigrants while they await a decision on their immigration status, […]

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When Kids Are Caged–’Worse Than We Thought’

June 24th, 2018 · 20 Comments · Law Enforcement, National Politics, News and Events

From CT Mirror reporter Anna Radelat: Connecticut lawmakers at the U.S.-Mexico border this weekend said they were moved, and even shocked, by what they saw up close as the effect of the Trump administration’s immigration policy.

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Ganim: Trump As Immoral A President We Have Seen In This Country

June 19th, 2018 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Shortly after Donald Trump’s presidential election, Mayor Joe Ganim declared “Give him a chance to take a deep breath and, I hope, come out with reassurances that the extreme part of his campaign was left behind. My sense is, you’ve got a good man there”. Joe has changed his tune for the gubernatorial campaign trail, calling […]

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Lamont: Stop Horrific Separation Of Children

June 19th, 2018 · 21 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Statement from Ned Lamont: “Seeking asylum and a better life in America is not a crime. As Governor, I will welcome refugees and immigrants and I support policy of not deploying Connecticut’s military to the U.S. border. But that is not enough. As citizens of Connecticut and a country that is founded on immigration, we […]

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When In Congress, Go Back To Congress Street Bridge, Himes Returns

June 12th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Ten years ago, challenging incumbent Republican Chris Shays, Jim Himes made his bones in Bridgeport barbecuing Shays on his failure to deliver bucks for a replacement drawbridge over the Pequonnock River to reconnect the East Side with Downtown forcing headquarters for the city’s Fire Department to navigate a longer route for responses after the bridge […]

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Kos: Connecticut’s Political Environment For Guber Dem Sucky, Malloy’s Baggage

June 1st, 2018 · 11 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The Daily Kos political analysis site has released its first gubernatorial race ratings for 2018 calling Connecticut’s open seat for governor a toss-up. Governor Dan Malloy’s ratings baggage coupled with the state’s economic stagnation has unaffiliated voters that swing statewide races in a cranky mood. The national political mood, however, could rescue the Democrat, presumably […]

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